Your browser does not allow storing cookies. We recommend enabling them.

SSH Communications Security Expands APAC Focus with New Tokyo Office


Company experts to support partner and distributor operations for Secure Shell key management and encrypted channel monitoring solutions and services in local market

TOKYO, October. 1, 2015 – SSH Communications Security today announced the opening of a new office in Tokyo, Japan. Recognizing the strategic importance of Japan in today’s global IT security market, the office will focus on supporting the sales and services operations for current partners and distributors, as well as exploring opportunities to expand the company’s presence in Japan.

SSH Communications Security has a 20-year history of creating critical security solutions for organizations worldwide.

  • Founded on innovation: The company’s founder, Tatu Ylönen, invented the Secure Shell protocol, which has become the gold standard for data-in-transit security. Today, Secure Shell is one of the most widely used protocols in the world, and SSH Communications Security has grown to serve over 3,000 customers around the globe.

  • Securing customer assets: The company develops leading-edge security solutions that enable organizations to protect against a rapidly growing threat landscape that includes both internal and external actors.

  • Automated key management: Universal SSH Key Manager™ is the industry’s only comprehensive Secure Shell access solution that automates the discovery, management, monitoring and reporting of Secure Shell keys in the network environment, thereby saving time and money while significantly reducing risk.

  • Encrypted traffic visibility: CryptoAuditor™ offers customers visibility as well as recording and management functionality into encrypted network traffic and, with the recent addition of cloud capability, provides a non-disruptive, scalable solution for companies of any size.

Harri Koponen, CEO, SSH Communications Security, said:

“The challenges facing trusted access are global, but they are best served by a local, hands-on response. Aided by our partners and distributors, creating a dedicated presence in Japan to serve our local customers personally and directly allows us to provide improved Secure Shell key management and encrypted traffic visibility and control that are tailored for Japanese enterprises.”

Hajime Ishii, country manager for Japan, SSH Communications Security, said:

“We are pleased to bring a physical presence to the nation of Japan. Our platform-based approach to Secure Shell deployment and management provides the only solution on the market that addresses the need for security, compliance and operational efficiency in today’s complex enterprise environments. We look forward to offering comprehensive local support to this market.”


Highlights from the SSH.COM blog:

  • Cryptomining with the SSH protocol: what big enterprises need to know about it

    Cryptomining malware is primarily thought of as targeting desktops and laptops and is used to hijack system resources to mine cryptocurrency.
    Read more
  • SLAM the door shut on traditional privileged access management

    Did you know that something as trivial-sounding as granting access for your developers or third parties to a product development environment can throw a gorilla-sized monkey wrench into your operations and productivity?
    Read more
  • We broke the IT security perimeter

    Everyone understands the concept of a security perimeter. You only gain access if you are identified and authorized to do so.
    Read more